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Friday, September 24, 2004

I don't really have anything original, insightful, or interesting to say right now, but I did just finish reading a great post on 'and another thing!' that was well worth my time. I wanted to say 'props' to Al for another great post, and point some of my readers over there if they don't regularly read him.

Original Stuff: A quick check of the attend-o-meter indicates that the Cubs will probably surpass the 2003 season attendance of 2,962,630 on Tuesday against the Reds, and then pass the 3,000,000 mark on Wednesday, in what will be home game #77.

Although the attend-o-meter is predicting a 3,174,208 total, I think Cubs fans are going to pack out Wrigley for the final seven games, and we might see the season total go over 3.18 million fans... thats a lot of Hebrew National Hot Dogs, and Old Style Beer! Go Cubs, demolish the hated Metropolitans!

The Unoriginal Stuff: With the Cubs victory last night, and the Giants' loss to the Astros, the Cubs move into first place in the Wild Card, and now must win 8 games out of 10 to be assured a spot in the October brackets. The Cub Reporter has an interesting link on their site to a Baseball Prospectus page with a simulation indicating post-season probabilities. Check it out. Its awesome!

Also, I wanted to congratulate Greg Maddux, and Jim Hendry on Mr. Maddux' 304th career victory. For Greg, it is his 15th, which he has accomplished 17 years running. For Mr. Hendry, Maddux' performance is further proof that Hendry knows what he is doing.

Posted by Byron at September 24, 2004 3:07 PM | Bookmark and Share | BallHype: hype it up!
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